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-aid. >> when it comes to the deficit president obama says we have to think big. >> now is the time to deal with these issues. if not now, when? >> he doesn't want a temporary deal to raise the debt limit, he wants big deal. democrats say house speaker agreed to put them on the table will letting the tax cuts expire. >> unfortunately over the weekend speaker boehner says i can't deliver. i can't produce on my side. >> the sticking pointed. republicans were note on board for raising revenue. >> we're not going to raise taxes in the middle of this horrible economic situation. >> what is recently appalling is our republican colleagues do extortion. >> the deal so law can written before august 2nd. that is when the government is slated to run out of money mark go the first time that the u.s. government has ever defaulted on their debt. credit agencies will downgrade the u.s. credit rating. >> social security checks and military paychecks and stock market tanks and all that stifles the economy and leads to massive layoffs. >>> sis could confirms they will be laying off employees next month. they
this morning involving a big rig and a ucsf shuttle bus. that happened around 6:20. good morning, i'm kristen sze. >> and i'm cheryl jennings. one person was killed and three others injured. the crash happened and octavia and oak. nick? >> reporter: good morning, more than four and a half hours after a klilgs disrupted the early morning commute, pa parts of octavia and oak remain closed. >> to be a pedestrian in this area and driving is dangerous. >> an early morning commute turned deadly in san francisco when this 18-wheeler collided with a sum csf shuttle van. >> there was a passenger that was ejected and landed underneath the vehicle and was fatally injured. >> they were headed north on octavia but it's not clear which driver is at fault. >> there is no indication there was any alcohol involved. >> the driver of the 15 passenger vehicle was one of three injured and taken to area hospitals with complaints of pain but no life-threatening injuries. residents of this neighborhood are frustrated and say accidents here are common. >> i called city hall, the whole neighborhood has called city hal
taken to the hospital but no one was seriously injured. >>> big nature for fireworks. both legal and illegal. this ace live picture over oakland from sky 7 hd and we have seen what appears to be some illegal fireworks and various parts of the city. meanwhile some 200,000 people are expected to flock to san francisco waterfront for the big fireworks show there. big event set for 9:30 in. if thomas is there live on the ground at the embarcadero what does it look like? >>reporter: looks packed down here. we are at the awe acquatic park. thousands of people filled the park waiting for the fireworks that start in about 20 minutes and good news is that this sky is clear so should be spectacular show. as the sunny temperature drops and grounds are jam packed with people enjoying music and each other waiting for the firework fireworks. local resident are all wrapped up knowing how fickle the temperatures can be here in july. but the temperature dropped to san diego by surprise. >> i wore a jacket and it's not enough. so i am investing in the economy and i have a style sweatshi
in hayward on may 27. one of big driving forces behind this effort is le's family and especially her brother who refuses to give up hope. the u.c. berkeley student has dedicated his summer break to finding his sister. when he does, take a rare break. he feels he a letting her down. >> i feel horrible. i feel like i've wasted but i know i needed this to stay sane. >> his efforts have helped raise $100,000 in reward money, an amount that surprised him. >> i've never even used $100,000 as an incentive before but i hope it appeals to anybody. >> professional searchers of the klass foundation. they agreed to take on this case in part because of the le's family commitment. they hope more volunteers will join the effort. >> they can definitely make a difference. volunteers are needed. this is an opportunity to give back to this family. >> she is all the world to me. having to live without her has been a struggle, it's been almost more than i can bear. >> this is the sixth search. it's the smallest group yet. the family members say they are disappointed but they would like to see more people helping
valleys. 79 in antioch. still low 60s along the coast. half moon bay, 61. big story is how much warmer it is than yesterday. 2 degrees in fremont. 8 in livermore. we don't have much of a wind. that free air-conditioning is not around. 8 miles an hour winds at half moon bay. rest of us, check out the warming trend, santa rosa, 95 by sunday. 84 in oakland, san jose, concord and redwood city all in the 90s by sunday when the heat peaks. we'll talk about the potential for poor air quality in a minute. >>> still ahead, a bay area social gaming company hopes to be the next big thing on wall street. a bombshell in a high profile sexual assault case. new details on the hotel maid. and fast food restaurants is more than burgers and fries new menu >>> the former head of the imf walked out of court free without bail this morning after a bombshell that could cripple the sexual assault case against them. prosecutors have reasons to not fully trust the hotel maid of her accusations of rape. >> dominique strauss-kahn walked out of court free on his own recognizance. they h
way to take on the deficit is with a balanced approach, one where the wealthiest americans and big corporations pay their fair share too. >>> a live look at the big board now, new york stock exchange you can see the dow is down 46 points. it was down as much as 145 points at the opening bell. >> nancy pelosi is calling for an ethics investigation of a fellow democrat. today she sent a letter to the committee saying an investigation is warranted. she met with david wu over the weekend to discuss allegations of sexual misconduct. he is accused of making unwanted sexual advances toward an 18-year-old woman. neither pelosi or wu would talk about the meeting. an oregon paper says wu would not resign and plans on retiring in 2010. >>> same-sex marriage filed a new challenge against the same-sex marriage law as weddings were celebrated around the state. more than 700 couples tied the did not yesterday. the lawsuit filed today claims new york's senate violated its own procedures and the open meetings law. the bill was adopted june 24, last day of the legislative session after gays close ne
beat the french team 3-1 in the world sock are cup match. the incredible drama playing out on the big screen tv. amy hollyfield was there to watch the, site. and joins us with more. >> the crowd was on the feet when the goals were scored but now everyone seems to be focused on the finals. a dedicated crowd. it's very cold here at civic center plaza but those here can't watch say they can't imagine watching it anyplace else. this crowd was larger than the one over the weekend. u.s.a. fever appears to be spreading. >> it's very exciting to be out. enjoying soccer with friends. >> it's so fun and then you see it. you are like, i could do that. i just like it. >> we can't control the weather but soccer is an international game and this is an international city and the opportunity to celebrate women's sports and do something is free it's totally worth it. >> it was the game against brazil that took everyone's breath away 5-3. it all came down to the penalty kick. today looked almost easy they took france away 3-1. they the screen will keep up and screen for sunday's final game the u.s.a. w
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. >> it was just natural. no big deal. just doing my duty that's all. >>reporter: the flight eventually did make it here to sfo but without the pilot. he is resting back in florida. the 2 men who were arrested face federal charges of assault and battery. is the sfo abc 7 news. >> federal appeals court today upheld oakland so-called bubble law which prevents protestors from getting within 8 feet of abortion clinics. same time the court also ordered the city to revise the policy of policing those protestors. court found that oakland made a mistake when it let supporters offer words of encouragement to women entering the clinic but banned an opponent who was trying to prevent patients from having abortions. >>> measure that would have made male sirj siltion legal in san francisco stricken today from the november ballot. superior court judge ruled that state law bars municipality from banning recognized medical procedures. she finalize her ruling after last minute arguments today by an attorney for the people behind the ballot measure who say they may appeal. >>> big surprise for one family in a
is where the control is for many of the organizations. you gawk a very big organization. >>reporter: this man talked exclusively with the center for investigative reporting and kqed. arrested now cooperate with law enforcement. told us how the grow sites work. >> it is my responsibility to buy fertilizer. food. go to the people in the mountain. >>reporter: he's a man they call a lunch man. he works as kind of foreman who manages the site. frequently they run several sites at the same time. >> i have known other people who have had one lunch for 8 or 10 pot grow but other people have 25 or 30 pot grow. >>reporter: he says he works for a.b.'s who provides the money to fund the grow operation. those bosses run the businesses like independent franchises. but they aren't big enough to distribute the drugs all by themselves. so they rely on the cartel. >> all mexican cartel have people here. family. cartel from juarez, they all have people in the united states. >>reporter: cartel distribute california marijuana and other drugs all over the united states. cartel know what t
't like all this big commotion about him. he was a humble guy. well, respected within all his family and friends and really cared for them. he was passionate about many things, fishing being one of them, of course. >> he was with a group of friends from northern california when the fishing boat they chartered cap sized in a cudden storm in the sea -- in a sudden storm in the sea of cortez a week ago last saturday. 36 people aboard made it to shore safely but 7 others are still missing. >>> and many family members of the missing men from the ill fated ship attended the service. for them the last ten days have been agony. the not knowing deeply painful as is the decision to call off the search and now the refusal by the department of defense to get involved. i sat down this afternoon with the oldest son of one of those missing men. >> always there to support you and tell you things that were right and wrong. >> michael has many fond memories of his father gene, many involved fishing. something his father dearly loved. >> always lived life to the fullest. always loved fishing. >> did he
of fan at last tonight a's rangers game. and pledge to continue to ensure safe environment at big league ballpark around the country. shannon stone was reaching to grab a ball thrown to him by ranger outfielder josh hamilton when he tumbled over a railing and fell 20 feet open to the create below. it happened right in front of his 6-year-old son. 39-year-old firefighters died at the hospital short time later. the ranger have placed a tarp over the area where he fell. >> we are doing it out of respect to the family so there would be the be tl pictures taken of that area and we don't have a long range strategy on if anything is going to be done there at this point in time. >> stone and his son had again to the game hoping to catch a foul ball. they had even stopped to buy a new glove on the way to the game. >> the seats were in the left field stands just shouting distance from the favorite player, american league mvp josh hamilton. tonight hamilton is speaking about what will happened at that game. sports anchor collin is here with that story. unbelievable. >> you see it dozens of ti
night did some damage and really created a big mess in many areas. we caught illegal displays in the sky over oakland last night. fairly elaborate displays, too. cecelia spoke with resident in berkeley who had fireworks going off all around them laste around the corner illegal fireworks weren't so kind. this vacate apartment apartment building wept up in flames. fire investigators have no doubt about what caused it. >> berkeley had their fireworks last night. we would have encouraged our residents and community. >>reporter: east oakland this also torched. fire investigators are looking into whether smoldering illegal fireworks are to blame. fourth of july fireworks spectacular. lighting up the skies like big budget professional shows. only there weren't any professionals around for the illegal displays. >> literally explodes and like all around. >>reporter: sign of how explosive the problem is, this drop-off barrel at fire station in east oakland practically empty. just around the corner a street littered with remains of neighborhood fireworks show. fireworks in this nei
he was using. >> new details are emerge becoming the fiery crash involving a big rig truck and amtrak train in a nevada desert. it comes from a lawsuit filed by an aten can't. she said she was trying to lead passengers through the burning wreckage but they were blocked by a baggage door. they had to double past bodies and jump down about 15 feet from the window to rocky rail bed below. the accident killed six people. anderson's attorney is trying to determine if the doors on the baggage door should have been locked. >> you won't believe how one woman tried to sneak her husband out of prison. >> when is a new time to buy a new computer. how long to do electronics really last. >> and judge is about to read the murder trial. she is now in the courtroom. the young mother is accused of killing her own daughter. we'll bring it to you live. >>> in mexico police arrested a woman who was caught trying to sneak a suit case out of prison containing her husband. they say prison guards stopped her afterwards while she was pulling a suitcase because she looked nervous. when they opened it up,
:00 this morning. >> when we that l flew in we saw she was clinging to it. that was big surprise because we saw the board first. she looks to be in really good condition and good spirits. >> she said she knew she was being looked for and she was ready to get home. >> there is a good chance that rescuers passed over her during night because of the darkness would have made it tough to see her. this is the second flight crew to search. this scene launched at 2:30 this morning, when the fog cleared and daylight hit it made all the difference. when they finally did recover her, 13 hours later, all the rescuers had the they amount of relief. >> everyone was really excited and kind of disbelief. she did a great job. i was really surprised how good a shape she was. >> they took her to an ambulance over at sfo where paramedics checked her out and determined she was fine and told her she could go home. officers went on and on she had a good life jacket and good west suit. if you want to make a moment out of this, she could have been using strobe lights, they would have found her sooner but overall, it's
has become too big to govern. a spokesman for the governor says it's a waste of everybody's time. >> peace and quiet, popular hotel chain unveils the first anti-snoring room. >> and first and last shuttle spacewalk is happening right now. >> and firefighters in one bay area station didn't have to go very far to respond to an overnight crash. what police say led to a crash right outside the firefighters' front door. >>> you're looking live picture from nasa tv. its spacewalk, the final spacewalk of the space shuttle era. two astronauts and nasa tweeted four minutes ago what they are doing is fixing a ground wire. the walk is expected to end in about six hours. normally it would be shuttle astronauts but instead it's two space station residents. atlantis as a four man crew, smallest crew and they didn't have time to train for the walk. they are retrieving a pump and installing a robot experiment. the final mission of atlantis has been extended by a day and is expected to return july 21. >>> a private funeral is just getting under way in southern california to t
s big sur. 80 in los angeles. here is what is going on. the trough is lifting out but winds are awfully light. we are looking a little bit of warming, still our sea breeze and ridge of high pressure to build ever so slightly just about into the east bay, not shutting off our low clouds and fog and sea breeze. we'll stay with temperatures pretty comfortable. we're not looking at any heat wave by any means. few 80s in the south bay. upper 70s on the peninsula. it will stay pretty breezy and foggy here near the coast. that is why san francisco will stay in the 60 baes's but you'll see sunny skies. he north bay,w mid-80s. berkeley and oakland, usual spots a little cool. mid-70s union city and out over the hills. here is where things are warming up. 89 in concord and 78 in pleasanton and sunshine, might have to wait a bit in monterey, sunny down in san luis obispo. so very modest temperatures. >>> scientists in northern california have a theory about how gold fish in new zealand were able to survive for 130 days without food and a tank filter. owners were allowed back in this mon
the men who held down the suspect heroes. >> it was natural. it was no big deal. i was doing my duty, that's all. >> the not try to fly. he is arresting. the two suspects face federal charges of assault and battery. >> oakland police say the 29-year-old father that was shot while feeding the homeless has decided of his injuries. he was shot while he was handing out food. he was with his wife and his daughters when somebody opened up on fire their van. there is a $25,000 reward for information leading to an arrest. >> today pg&e will start complying with an order to dig up an abandoned section of the pipe that was originally part of the pipeline that blew up in san bruno. the california puc ordered the excavation as part of the investigation into explosion and fire that killed 8 people and destroyed 39 hills on. the stretch of pipe being excavated was installed in 1948. the quality of the pipe and it's welds have come under scrutiny since the investigation say parts of the line may have been poorly welded together. >> the woman accused of burglarizing the hotel room of alex trebek tells fro
men. >> he was on the top deck when he heard noise and saw a big wave coming and ran down to the cabin and woke everybody up. by the time everybody came out they were already in nine feet of water. there should be a tremendous chance of opportunity to survive past the 96 hours. that is how we got them to sin continue to search. >> reporter: there is continued confusion about whether the fishing boat captain was arrested today. families say they hear he was for operating without a license and that he was warned the night before not to go out. the mexican embassy, however, says it has no confirmation that that is true. yi says he has a meeting with the mexican consultate tomorrow to firm up the agreements on continuing the search. in the newsroom, heather ishimaru, abc 7 news. >>> major changes coming to the oakland police department. complete overhaul is underway. the chief announced a top to bottom reorganization as a way to stretch a tight budget. as cecilia vega reports, residents will notice the changes. >> there will be more officers in high crime east oakland and more walking the
a challenge. >> i am still pushing pl for us to achieve a big deal. >>reporter: come up next. local tea party weighs in on the debt crisis in washington. the as congress starts to look like a wheel of fortune. >> plus hiding in plain sight. continued black netting and open space how authorities finally found a massive marijuana plantation. >> also tonight after all of the rally. united states lends a hand and now the lybian rebel may not be called rebel much longer. another half hour of may not be called rebel much longer. anoi want to crushof more cars. ♪ i want to sell more tea cups. ♪ i need help selling bread. ♪ i want to sell more crabs. [ male announcer ] you know where you want to take your business. i want to design more buildings. [ male announcer ] in here, small business solutions from at&t can get you there. starting with the at&t all for less package -- just $70 per month, voice plus broadband. it's the at&t network. helping you do what you do... even better. are. >> good evening once again. thanks for joining us. we begin this half hour with remarkable drama unfolding
. >>> more to bring you at 9:00. san francisco big dig coming u up. what some tl say transportation salvation and say it could stretch the city to a breaking point. >> i'm in sacramento state legislature took significant step today towards abolishing the death penalty. california voters will have the final say. >> accu-weather forecast center. weather takes a turn this weekend.i'll have all the details in my accu-weather forecast coming up. >> also tonight. kids risking their lives doing crazy dare devil stunts. lack at some disturbing trends on on line devil stunts. lack at some disturbing trends on on line videos. stay with us.  >> there is new push to abolish the death penalty inin califor a califofornia. this time the argument are not focused on n te morale or ethical issue surrouounding it ones. capitol correspondent annette reports from sacramento. >> california voters could decide next year the fate of more than 700 notorious criminals. currently locked newspaper san quentin death ro row. >> capitol punishment is an expensive failure.
on the news at 9:00. coming up, a backlash against blight. local banks get the blame for the big messes left behind in san jose's foreclosure crisis. the looming deadline on lifting the debt ceiling. who is telling the truth and who is stretching it? an abc 7 news fact check. >>> i'm spencer christian. summer heat has arrived in the bay area and will take up residence for awhile. details in the accuweather forecast coming up. >>> plus, the dog that glows in the dark. does it hold the >>> in san jose today some angry people made an unusual bank betossity. instead of money their bags were loaded with trash. david louie reports on a protest over vacant foreclosed homes that have become dumping grounds. >> residents say they are fed up. some live here on sinbad avenue where foreclosed homes owned by banks become dumping grounds for trash. >> we had a lot of garbage and that makes the properties go down in prices and it is not fair for the people who live next to them. >> reporter: members of alliance for citizens of california bagged up the trash and delivered it to a branch of wells fargo bank,
will enhance it. >>reporter: safeway launched outreach campaign to let people know this is no ordinary big box store. the 3 story building will have store front for other small retailers facing the street. supermarket upstairs and parking underground. >> sow get more of a feel of a neighborhood rather than an open parking lot. >> even though the store is larger it feels like it is more in character with the rest of rock ridge. >>reporter: jeff small who used to be on the neighborhood council says he likes the design and doubts it will hurt business. >> i think that the customer that goes to safeway is a different customer than wohl shop at one of the finer stores in rock ridge. >>reporter: the ultimate decision on new safeway store hurts with the city of oakland. both side will try to convince the city at planning commission meeting on wednesday. in oakland, abc 7 news. >>> we see the blue sky behind jonathan. more of that coming apparently. spencer here with the forecast and sounds like it will warm-up. >> more blue sky and warmer by midweek and warm-up by the weekend. nice little sum
san francisco doctor killed and at least 3 others injured when big rig collided with a hospital shuttle bus today. it happened at the busy intersection of octavia boulevard and oak streeto during commute. uc sf psychiatrist d dr. kevin mack died after being injected from the shuchlingts he was thrown out of the vehicle. the shuttle did not have seat belts. something supervisor ross says needs to change. >> on all the shuttles as well as on muni should seat belt be part of that commuter experience in terms of that transit experience? and i would say that this particular incident helps tl spotlight that strong the consideration. >>reporter: it is still not clear which driver was at fault. one witness l tells sf gate the shuttle driver may have run a red light. >>> him if another em bearings undercover individual quo has surfaced in the ongoing battle between public defender jeff and san francisco l police union. only this time the tables have turned. if mark with the story and videotape. >> as private citizen jeff is leading the charge to revamp the city of san francisco p
rights. >> i'm spencer in the accu-weather forecast center where we have a big warm-up tomorrow.i'll show you how high the temperatures will sore in my accu-weather forecast coming up. >> thanks. faster internet speed. better phone service and improved cable that's the promise. so did one bay area city take the bait? promise. so did one bay area city take the bait? news at 9:00 continues. [ man ] i got thisis new citi thankyou card and started earning loads of points. you got a weather balloon with points? yes i did. [ man ] points i could use for just about anything. ♪ ♪ there it is. [ man ] so i used mine to get a whole new perspective. ♪ [ male announcer ] the new citi thankyou premier card gives you more ways to earn points. what's your story? citi can help you write it. >> republican controlled house passion add bill this evening to cut federal spending by 6 trillion i don't know dollars. that's despite a promise from president obama to veto the bill that also increases the government debt ceiling. tonight vote on capitol hill comes as bipartisan group of senators presented
's ripe for the taking. >> find him. first, big battle is the pay off. this ace series that really goes out with a bang. >> i think this film is satisfying. those who read the book and audience who came to seat film. visually impressive and literate. well written. team with issues like over coming fear and adversity and how we change as we mature. i was going back through my notes when i saw the first film 10 years wagon a young crowd who hung on every word and it was the same this time. cheers. and tears during the screening. i think my only problem was the 3d. i found it somewhat murky for that reason i give it less than a full bucket. i'm don sanchez 7 news we'll see you on the aisle. >> indeed. special effects and great graphic. go back to spencer with the forecast. >> if i had trawl special affect i could make it warmer. look at the water vapor satellite image showing a sharp l dip in the jet stream with cool pat he were continues through the remainder of the beek. forecast animation starting 5:00 o'clock tomorrow morning. extensive low clouds l over tonight and burn bac
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